Obituary: Patti Hughes

Hughes, a longtime Macmillan executive and, most recently, the publisher's v-p of distribution, sales and special markets, died on June 12. She was 60. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hugh Hefner obituary

Playboy founder, who has died aged 91, claimed he wanted to help liberate women as sexual beings – but critics decry a legacy of objectificationOne evening in 1967, Hugh Hefner, who has died aged 91, appeared on a TV special broadcast from the Playboy Mansion’s library. Puffing on his customary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olwyn Hughes obituary

Literary agent with a fearsome reputation who was devoted to the work of her brother, Ted Hughes, and the posthumous literary life of his wife Sylvia PlathIn a photograph of Ted Hughes from his youth, the poet is cradling a large mirror. It reflects his sister, Olwyn Hughes, holding a box... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hughes & Hughes to close Dundrum branch

Irish bookseller Hughes & Hughes is to close its Dundrum branch this Sunday (10th March),... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo partners with Hughes & Hughes

Irish bookseller Hughes & Hughes has partnered with Kobo to supply e-readers and ebooks.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hughes & Hughes opens in former Waterstone's store

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:50 Hughes & Hughes has opened a branch in a former Dublin Waterstone’s store, creating 14 jobs. The bookseller claimed the outlet in Dublin’s Jervis Centre is the country’s first pop-up bookshop. The 6,000 square-metre space... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Carl Apollonio, 91

Carl Apollonio, who retired as v-p and director of sales of Crown Publishers in 1990, died on January 24. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: George Ancona

Mexican American children's book author, photographer, and filmmaker George Ancona has died at age 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti obituary

Poet whose outlook spanned anarchism, ecology and small business, as founder of the City Lights Bookstore in San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, artist, activist and founder of San Francisco’s famous City Lights Bookstore, who has died aged 101 of interstitial lung disease, was the least... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-23 22:42:13 UTC ]
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Obituary: David Cully

David Cully, who served in executive positions at some of publishing’s biggest companies and retired as president of Baker & Taylor in 2019, died on February 14 of cancer. He was 68. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: William J. Petersen

Evangelical publishing stalwart William J. Petersen died January 31 at age 91. His career spanned six decades including 25 years with Revell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Bookseller Anne Irish

Anne Irish, a leading figure in children's bookselling in America, died on January 26 at age 78; she was among a cadre of women who opened and purchased bookstores in the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Mitsumasa Anno

Japanese artist and children's book author-illustrator Mitsumasa Anno, known for his highly detailed illustrations containing visual tricks, humorous elements, and math concepts, died on December 24. He was 94. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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David Larkin obituary

My brother David Larkin, who has died aged 84, was an art director in the book publishing industry who consistently pushed artists to go beyond their known capabilities – and often saw things in them that they did not themselves perceive.In the late 1960s, as art director at Granada Publishing,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Roland Elgey, 65

Publishing industry veteran Roland Elgey died recently at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., after an 18-month battle with colorectal cancer. He was 65. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Ava Weiss

Ava Weiss, the highly regarded, former longtime art director at Greenwillow Books, died on November 25 at the age of 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Fred Hills, 85

Fred Hills, who edited an array of literary luminaries and celebrities including Vladimir Nabokov, Raymond Carver, Jane Fonda, and Nobel Prize winner Heinrich Boll, died on November 7. He was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Don O'Connor, 63

Don O’Connor, Macmillan’s senior field sales and national account manager for Ingram Kids, died on November 13. He was 63. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: William B. Eerdmans Jr.

William “Bill” B. Eerdmans Jr., who led the family-owned Christian publishing house Wm. B. Eerdmans for more than 50 years, died on November 13. He was 97. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Mildred Hird, 98

Mildred Hird, one of the first publishing executives to specialize in the sale of foreign rights of American books, died on November 2 at her home in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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